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In 1944: The D-Day invasion of Europe took place during World War II as Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France.

In 1966: Black activist James Meredith was shot and wounded as he walked along a Mississippi highway to encourage black voter registration.

In 1968: Sen. Robert F. Kennedy died at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, a day after he was shot by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan. xxxx


 
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